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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Winsauer, Heinz; Ploder, Oliver; Juengling, Katharina; Walter, Andre; Kolk, Andreas 
Title:
Comparison of two preoperative protocols for mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis to reduce the risk of tooth damage. 
Abstract:
Two techniques to separate the lower incisors prior to mandibular symphyseal distraction osteogenesis (MSDO) were evaluated with respect to avoiding tooth damage.Fifty patients (20.2 ± 7.0 years) requiring MSDO were treated with a tooth-borne appliance by utilizing two preoperative protocols to separate the central incisors: i) brackets and a V-bent wire with an open coil spring (two-step; TS; n = 24) and ii) a wire attached from the appliance to the central incisors with subsequent dento-alve...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
45 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
540-546 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1010-5182 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie